The Resource Breakthrough!: : Canada's greatest inventions and innovations, John Melady, (ebook)

Breakthrough!: : Canada's greatest inventions and innovations, John Melady, (ebook)

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Breakthrough!: : Canada's greatest inventions and innovations
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Breakthrough!:
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Canada's greatest inventions and innovations
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John Melady
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eng
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From the jetliner and the snowmobile to the pacemaker and the BlackBerry, Canadians have long been at the forefront of innovation and invention. Canadians are behind a variety of cutting-edge products, life-saving medicines, innovative machines, and fascinating ideas. Although our inventions have typically been created with little fanfare, financing, or expectation of return, they have often gone on to play important roles in day-to-day life. Our "greatest invention" is probably insulin, which millions of people depend on for life and health. But the light bulb, the Canadarm, and the BlackBerry certainly vie for that honour as well. Some of our inventions are small: the paint roller, the Robertson screwdriver, and the crash position indicator - the forerunner of the black box on planes. Others are larger: the jetliner, the snow-blower, and the snowmobile. Some, such as Standard Time, are really just complex ideas while others, such as the pacemaker, are triumphs of complex technology. Put simply, Canadians are supremely innovative!
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Melady, John
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609.71
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non fiction
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  • Whibbs, Shannon
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  • Inventions
  • Technological innovations
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adult
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Breakthrough!: : Canada's greatest inventions and innovations, John Melady, (ebook)
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9781459708549
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MWT11817746
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Breakthrough!: : Canada's greatest inventions and innovations, John Melady, (ebook)
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Publication
Color
multicolored
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781459708549
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11817746
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11817746
System control number
MWT11817746
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Mode of access: World Wide Web

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